Failure Prevention Associates offers vibration training and certification for Levels 1 and 2. FPA’s vibration certification is for industrial vibration analysis.
Failure Prevention Associates is pleased to announce that its vibration training and certification complies with the ISO 18436-2 standards.
Students receive certificates for grades of 70% or greater. Major credit cards, Checks, or PO’s from clients accepted for tuition fees.
To become a Level I Vibration Analyst, one needs to take the class, pass the exam, and have at least 6 month experience as a vibration analyst. If you have not fulfilled the 6 month experience, but take the class and pass the exam, you will be given a provisional certificate. You will have one year to complete gaining 6 months of experience. Once you finish your 6 months, please submit evidence of your 6 months experience, and then you will receive your Level I Certificate.
For Level II Vibration Analyst, one must have at least 18 months cumulative experience. In order to take the Level II Training Class, you must have at least 6 months experience as a vibration analyst and have passed a Level I Exam. If you do not yet have all of the 18 months of experience, but take the class and pass the exam, you will receive a provisional certificate. Once you have finished 18 months of experience, submit your evidence and you will receive your Level II Certificate.
ISO standards require periodic recertification with either re-examination or by renewal every 5 years. The renewal process involves submitting evidence of continued work and study in vibration analysis. The renewal fee is $250.